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Collection: Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Cornell University Library
Title: Execution of 3 Korean spies
Date: 1905
Type: Photographs
Description: Three resistance fighters facing a Japanese firing squad. They are accused of spying and executed. According to the source cited below, they were charged with destroying the Seoul-Pusan railroad two days after its completion, on January 1, 1905. This is a rather well-known image which was also reproduced in Western newspapers. Source: Sajin uiro ponun tongnip undong, 1996. V. 1, p. 81.
Inscription/Marks: Inscription in ink, presumably in WDS hand: 'Execution of 3 Korean spies'
Identifier: 1260.60.09.31.04
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There are no known U.S. copyright restrictions on this image. The digital file is owned by the Cornell University Library which is making it freely available with the request that, when possible, the Library be credited as its source.

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